Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
What do internet service providers care about?
A research paper to be published in the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development suggests that despite the public pronouncements on corporate and social responsibility made by leading Intern ...
Misconduct, not error, accounts for most scientific paper retractions, new study finds
In sharp contrast to previous studies suggesting that errors account for the majority of retracted scientific papers, a new analysis—the most comprehensive of its kind—has found that misconduct is responsible ...
Snail mail is far from dead, research finds
The rise of social media is often associated with a decline in the use of traditional forms of paper-based correspondence.
Kodak to sell imaging units, focus on printing
(AP)—Kodak says it will sell its document imaging and personalized imaging businesses to better focus on printing and business services as it works to emerge from bankruptcy protection.
Academic social network Mendeley generates 100 million API calls a month
The wasp that never cries wolf
European paper wasps (Polistes dominula) advertise the size of their poison glands to potential predators, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology. The brighter ...
Bringing style home
Does the ideal ratio of couch to rug size keep you up at night? Are the exposed wires of your stereo causing you angst? Is that crocheted toilet paper cover kitschy enough to be cool? If you wonder, then you are not alone.
The social job hunt: Web startup brings resumes to life for college students in tough economy
(Phys.org) -- A new career-focused social networking site is believed to be the first-of-its-kind platform for college students and recent grads to showcase their work and connect directly with hiring companies.
Too many Facebook friends bad news for charities: study
New research suggests the more friends we have on Facebook, the less likely we are to share information about charitable causes.
White LEDs directly on paper
Imagine a white luminous curtain waving in the breeze. Or wallpaper that lights up your room with perfect white light. The applications are not very far away. White LEDs, made from zinc oxide and a conducting polymer, can ...
Chinese factories shut amid lead poisoning fears
Twelve factories in eastern China were closed down after children living nearby were found to have high levels of lead in their blood, state press reported Monday.
Robot hand wins at rock, paper, scissors every time (w/ Video)
Rapid test uses origami technology
(Phys.org) -- Complex laboratory investigations do produce reliable results, but they are not useful for point-of-care diagnostics. This is especially true in developing countries, which must rely on simple, ...